Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location
Salem Public library

American Sign Language Classes to be Offered by Salem Public Library
ASL, (American Sign Language), classes will be offered to the adult public with instruction provided by Elexis Blake of Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties on the following dates; September 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, October 1, 6, and 8, 2020 from 6:30-7:30 pm. via Zoom.
The classes will be free of cost to the public. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library at 330-332-0042 for registration assistance. Please note that an up-to-date email address is required at registration in order for you to receive your zoom connection link for the classes.
Easterseals CCD’s Community ASL Classes
American Sign Language classes will help you develop expressive and receptive skills by learning the language structure, grammar, fingerspelling, and Deaf Culture. Easterseals hopes to provide students with better awareness of and promote sensitivity towards our Deaf Communities through our classes as well.
The class instructor, Elexis Blake, was born profoundly deaf. She is the only Deaf person in her family. She is bilingual. Her first language was actually American Sign Language.
Elexis graduated from Kent State University with two Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and American Sign Language (ASL) in May of 2018.
She has worked at Easterseals, CCD, for over 2 years as a Case Coordinator/Employment Specialist. She has taught community ASL classes and tutored ASL students for approximately 5-6 years.
Easterseals CCD’s Community ASL Classes
American Sign Language classes will help you develop expressive and receptive skills by learning the language structure, grammar, fingerspelling, and Deaf Culture. We hope to provide our students with better awareness of and promote sensitivity towards our Deaf Communities through our classes as well. Hopefully, you will also develop a strong appreciation, understanding, and acceptance of the language and Deaf Culture!

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